New We Are Atheism Blogger Dan Hettmannsperger III click here for full bio.
Among Atheists, Agnostics, Free Thinkers & Secular Humanists I hear a great deal of cynicism regarding the “out” movement. “Monotheism will never go away, Dan, it’s just too deeply engrained for us to ever hope for it to be illuminated.” I myself cannot abide by such a view. Let us consider for a moment just how far we have come to see how far we have to go.
Christianity established it’s hegemony when it became the official religion of the Roman Empire in the 4th...
As I sit here watching Pope Benedict XVI resign from his position as pope due to what looks like severe medical problems. His severely ravaged body, the meek and nearly dead looking pope, gives his final remarks to a small crowd of maybe 1,000-2,000 people. I can’t help but think that this is the best decision I have ever seen a pope make. He looks like he is suffering from many different illnesses that plague an elderly body and his state of mind is obviously beginning to become compromised.
His short speech to the crowd who came out from around the world to see and hear his...
Kindergartner Stands Up to Bully
Special Thanks to Atheism Resource
The following story is based on a TRUE event. The names of the people involved have been changed to protect their identity. YES… THIS IS 100% TRUE.
This happened to the 6 year old son of a friend of mine today (we’ll call him Zach):
“So this kid was discussing Jesus to my son at school. Zach told him that he didn’t believe in God. The boy told him the story about Jesus dying and coming back to life. Zach’s response? ‘Jesus is a zombie!?!?’ And the boy went further saying that...
Name: Branden Christen
Location: Warrensburg, MO
Name: James Underdown
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Label: Skeptic, Freethinker, Atheist, Agnostic, & Secular Humanist
Organization Affiliation: Center For Inquiry (CFI)
About me: I am the Poet Laureate of Calumet City, IL. I once wrestled a bear. Appeared on Oprah to advocate sex before marriage. Once lifted 600 lbs off a weight rack. Founder, Independent Investigations Group. Survived 3 motorcycle crashes without major injury… and so much...